Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, A great way to spend a day...
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Iris at Shottle Iris pauses at Shottle

Running a heritage railway is very expensive. Our engines, carriages, track and buildings all require extensive maintenance to keep them in tiptop condition. You can play your part in ensuring the railways future by becoming a friend of Iris.

Membership of this exclusive club offers fantastic value including discounted rates for travel on the railway.

  • Sustaining and developing the railway
  • Half adult fare on scheduled services
  • Free upgrade to 1st Class when available
  • 15% discount in the Pullman Buffet and in Wirksworth Booking Office on gifts
  • Special offers in local shops, hotels and restaurants
Make a Difference

For just £10.00 a month, your contribution will help to fund a number of exciting projects that will ensure the continuing success of the railway.

These include:

  • Enhanced steam engine facilities
  • Improved buildings and infrastructure
  • Signalling to increase train frequencies
  • Restoration and maintenance of fleet
Join the Club

or sign up at the railway today.

Friends of Iris!

We have a growing list of local businesses where you can flash your Friends of Iris Club Card and receive great offers!

Trent Barton trent barton
Show your Iris Card to the driver and get a zigzag play ticket - £1.00 off unlimited day travel anywhere on trent barton!
Temple Hotel Matlock Bath Temple Lodge Hotel
10% off accommodation when booking direct on the telephone 01629 583911
Willersley Castle Hotel Willersley Castle Hotel
10% off accommodation when booking direct on the telephone 01629 582270
w3z Broadband w3z Broadband
1 month free superfast wireless broadband with your Iris Card (T&C's apply)
Railway Inn Railway Inn
10% off at the Railway Inn adjacent to Shottle Station
WyvernRail PLC, Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Wirksworth Station, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. DE4 4FB. 01629 823076. © 2017